It was the 19th match of the coveted Indian Premier League and everyone was hoping for a close finish as the previous matches but it didn't remain to the expectations as Delhi daredevils beat Mumbai Indians convincingly by a huge margin of 7 wickets with still 5.1 overs left. Sehwag won the toss and chose to field first and his bowlers didn't disappoint him by getting early breakthroughs in the form of Davey Jacobs and Richard Levi, both South Africans. Nadeem bowled well to get both the openers bowled in the first 3 overs and Mumbai were immediately put into pressure and other batsmen too succumbed and they were left tottering at 44 for 6 at one stage where captain Harbhajan Singh tried to do a rescue act along with Clint Mckay. But the innings didn't last the full 20 overs and were bowled out well under 100 for only 92. 

Delhi pair of Sehwag and Naman Ojha got to a good start but Ojha succumbed in the 6th over to RP Singh, soon Kevin Pietersen too departed in the eighth over. Sehwag played a patient innings but he too fell to Pragyan Ojha trying to hit a six over long on only managing a catch to Richard Levi who had earlier dropped a sitter. Then the Sri Lankan stalwart Mahela Jayawardene and Kiwi Ross Taylor safely guided the visiting team to victory, thus sealing Mumbai's fate.


 


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